Michael Jordan is trying really hard to sell his outrageous Chicago mansion
The Agency Real Estate
Michael Jordan's lavish, 56,000-square-foot compound has sat on the market for nearly 3 years. And it seems the basketball superstar and his real estate agents have had enough.Price cuts have not helped. It was originally listed in 2012 with a selling a price of nearly $29 million and is now down to roughly half that: $14.855 million. It had previously been available at auction twice, but no one picked it up.
Only time will tell if the renewed campaign will move the needle on interest for the nine-bedroom property, which lies in the affluent Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois.Kofi Nartey at The Agency Real Estate is the latest realtor to get the listing.
The view from above tips you off to how massive this property is. It measures a total of 56,000 square feet.
The famous "23" gate — a nod to Jordan's playing number — welcomes visitors to the property. The numbers in the listing price ($14.885 million) also add up to 23.Advertisement
Built in 1995, the mansion's exterior looks a bit dated.
Inside, the contemporary finishes are even more apparent.Advertisement
A huge sculptural balcony overlooks the huge foyer.
The dining room sits off the foyer.Advertisement
Inside, the spaces are clean and minimal.
Many of the spaces have a geometric feel, with hard rectangles the predominant shape.Advertisement
The cigar and poker room recreates the feeling of a high-class casino.
There's a home theater too.Advertisement
It comes as no surprise that the mansion includes world-class workout facilities.
The full-size basketball court even has Jordan's Jumpman logo in the center. Outside, there's a putting green and tennis court.Advertisement
The backyard has a reflecting pool with a lawn in the center. A bridge can take you across and back.
There's room for 14 cars in the garage.Advertisement
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